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Folbic

Active Ingredient(s): Cyanocobalamin + Folic Acid + Pyridoxine
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

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Folbic Overview

Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin. It is also referred to as vitamin [citation needed], vitamin M, vitamin B9,[4] vitamin Bc[5] (or folacin), pteroyl-L-glutamic acid, and pteroyl-L-glutamate .[6] The term folate is often used in the food supplement industry to denote a difference with folic acid; in chemistry the term folate refers to the ion and folic acid to the protonated ion, which both co-exist in water. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and the International Union ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folic_Acid

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Folbic working or not?
My doctor recently prescribed Folbic for my vitamin deficiency. How do I know its working and can I also supplement with additional b vitamins? ## Hello, Mark! How are you doing? You should see an improvement in whatever symptoms caused your doctor to check for it, if it's working. And no, it would not be advisable to add more B vitamins, because getting to much of some of them can also be dangerous. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 8 minutes ago.
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difference between Folic Acid and Folbic
From what I read the only difference between Folic Acid and Folbic is that Folbic contains B12 am I wrong ## Folbic actually contains Pyridoxine, Cyanacobalamin and Folic Acid, so it has two B vitamins with the Folic Acid. Learn more Folbic details here. So, for anyone else seeking information, they are different and you should take the specific one that your doctor directed you to use. Are there any comments or questions? ## Do they no longer make folbic tabs.
Updated 14 days ago.
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does folbic help itp
Can folbic help someone with chronic ITP to increase blood platelets?
Updated 1 year ago.
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foltx v folbic
Please advise me as to whether folbic is the sane as foltx. I have C.A.D. and I have been prescribed foltx but have been given folbic. ## Yep, they are the same thing, Foltx is just a Brand name I believe, and folbic is the generic name ## SAME THING, 2 DIFF BRANDS, FOLIC ACID 2.5MG, B6 25 MG, B12 2 MG ## It is very common for the pharmacy to give you a generic, cheaper version of the prescription unless you, or your doctor say it must be the name brand. ## TOOK METANX AFTER 3 DAYS HAD STOMACH CRAMPS DOCTOR RECOMMENDED FLOTX WENT TO PHARMACY THEY SAID I COULD TAKE B COMPLEX WITH FOLIC ACID MAYBE A GOOD IDEA?? ## Folbic and Foltx had minor differences and substituting one for the other used to be no problem. Now the new reformulated Foltx has L-methylfolate instead of folic acid. L-Methy...
Updated 1 year ago.
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Folbic
What is Folbic used for besides vitamin deficiency? ## It is also used to treat some heart and vessel diseases as it has been shown that it can reduce the chemical hyestene (sp.?) which can lower blood pressure and help the heart and blood vessels. ## I am having trouble with my insurance covering Folbic, my heart doctor has prescibed it. Can you suggest any alternatives. Over the counter or other perscription more widley accepted. ## Trish, your best bet is to check with your insurance company, most of them have a drug formulary list that will let you know what they will cover, then you and your doctor can look it over and see if there are any other viable alternatives. ## I want to know why my doctor would prescrib Folbic Acid for me. Is it a generic of Plavix.
Updated 1 year ago.
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Folbic VS Metanx
I currently take Metanx which is a perscription vitamin. Is Folbic a good replacement. Metanx is expensive and my drug plan does not pay for but will pay for Folbic ## Folbic is similar, since it contains a form of Folic Acid, Methylcobalamin and Pyridoxine, but the formulations for absorption are different. Learn more Folbic details here. Thus, I'd suggest checking with your doctor to see what your best alternative would be. Why are you taking it?
Updated 1 year ago.
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Folbic Tab Oval pink pill with B384
Folbic Tab Brenckrdg an oval pill pink with b384 on it . Will it help with memory ? also how long can you take this pill? ## Hi Betty. The Folbic tablets contain Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) 2 mg + Folic Acid 2.5 mg + Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 25 mg - in other words, they are a B vitamin supplement. Vitamin B6 is thought to have a number of therapeutic benefits, including improved memory. "A double-blind, placebo controlled study found that memory improved in elderly men that supplemented with pyridoxine, according to the Linus Pauling Institute. However, more research is needed to determine if pyridoxine improves cognition in unimpaired individuals." [1] With that said, you should be able to continue taking this supplement as long as your doctor continues to say it is okay becaus...
Updated 1 year ago.
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Need help. Should I take Folbic with Calcitriol
I had a thyroidectomy a year ago and developed Hypocalcemia because they damaged my parathyroids. I am on calcitriol 50mcg daily and 4000 of tums a day to stabalize it. My PCP did bloodwork that shows my B12 levels are low and I have been staying sick. She prescribed Folbic, but it says not to take it with other calium, doc says o.k. but I have had Hypercalcemia once and I need some advice. Is it safe to take this pill?? ## Is it safe to miss a week worth of dosage. Because I am out of money and I don't have the money today to pay for a refill? ## I just need to know if if is safe to miss a week's worth of medicine? The medicine is as follows: FOLTEX or FOLBIC ACID!!! Thank's in advance for your responce!!! Chris
Updated 2 years ago.
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Mecobalamin 500mcg & Folbic
Hello, I wanted to know if taking Mecobalamin 500mcg along with Folbic is safe during pregnancy. Thanks! ## Has your doctor advised you to take them? Both are nutritional supplements, the Folic Acid is vitally important for the health of your baby and most women don't take in enough in their diets.
Updated 2 years ago.
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folbic tabs
need to know supplement facts ## "Folbic is a multivitamin, commonly used as a supplement to prevent/treat vitamin deficiency. This combination of vitamins provides folic acid, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 to people who lack the amount these vitamins for good health. Folbic also has other uses and is prescribed to treat other conditions (such as certain heart and blood vessel diseases) by reducing your body's level of homocysteine." Please see the drug information page Folbic for full details... ## What are the concentrations of folic acid,vitamin B6 and B12 in Folbic Tabs? ## Is Folbic Tab and Folic acid the same or similar to each other?
Updated 2 years ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cyanocobalamin + Folic Acid + Pyridoxine
  • Tablet: 2mg + 2.5mg + 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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